Budget 2023: Malaysia’s Q2 economic growth was 8.9%, highest among Asean nations

Published on 7 Oct 2022 4:44:10 PM

Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz began tabling Budget 2023 in the Dewan Rakyat on Friday (Oct 7) by giving the people a forecast of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth.

He said the growth rate of 8.9% in the second quarter of 2022 was the highest among the Asean nations, and the government forecast the economy to continue to strengthen and achieve a growth rate of between 6.5% and 7% for the whole year.

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